It is 3pm and on the set of an upcoming Ugandan film in Kasanvu and Aaron Zziwa Alone, the film director has been shooting this movie for the past six months. Much as he has been part of the industry for the past eight years, Zziwa has never been trained or schooled in filmmaking.
For four years Isaac Godfrey Nabwana made and sold bricks in Kampala's Wakalinga slum but now thanks to his labours, he is building what he hopes will become Uganda's answer to Nollywood. By Amy Fallon
For the hopefuls, Uganda's film industry can be as resourceful as the hyped oil sector with potential to turn around Uganda's economy.
My Opinion is a documentary film that gives a platform to ordinary Ugandans to voice out their views on the controversial homosexuality bill of 2009 that suggested the execution of all people involved in homosexual activities.
According to the African Wildlife Foundation, the mountain gorilla is the most endangered of the gorilla subspecies, with "fewer than 800 mountain gorillas [remaining] in the wild."
A pan-African co-production that's set to lense in Uganda is recasting an Italian classic in a contemporary African setting. By Christopher Vourlias
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